China's top legislature holds closing meeting of annual session
China's top political advisory body concludes annual session
Xi emphasizes strengthening national defense, armed forces
China is set to make Hong Kong national security laws as a related decision was adopted at the national legislature on Thursday.
Despite the postponement from the normal time-frame in early March due to the novel coronavirus, China was able to hold the annual meetings of its legislature, the National People’s Congress (NPC), and its consultative body, the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), at the end of May, as one of the first countries which have succeeded in getting back to something of a “new normal” after the coronavirus outbreak.
Leaders of the Communist Party of China and the state have joined lawmakers and political advisors in deliberating and discussing a draft decision on the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), at the annual sessions of the national legislature and political advisory body.
China expected to have about 150 million 5G mobile subscribers by the end of this year, as the nation scrambles to accelerate construction of new infrastructure, including 5G base stations, a national legislator and renowned telecom expert said.
This year is supposed to be a big year for Xu Chuang, a New York-based Chinese film director, as he is excited about the premier of his new documentary film "Twinkle Dammit!" and is also looking forward to the first-time interaction with the audience.
Aerial photo taken on Jan. 5, 2019 shows a road in Yaogao Village of Gandong Township, Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. China has targeted eradicating absolute poverty in 2020. As a Chinese saying goes: "If you want to get rich, you must first build roads." The country built and improved 290,000 km of roads in rural areas in 2019, enabling more than 9,400 more villages to have access to passenger coaches.